flip - convert text file line endings between Unix and DOS formats

Property Value
Distribution Debian 9 (Stretch)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package filename flip_1.20-3_i386.deb
Package name flip
Package version 1.20
Package release 3
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Category interface::commandline role::program scope::utility text use::converting works-with::text
Homepage -
License -
Maintainer Jari Aalto <jari.aalto@cante.net>
Download size 13.16 KB
Installed size 41.00 KB
The program converts line endings of text files between MS-DOS and
*nix formats. It detects binary files in a nearly foolproof way and
leaves them alone unless you override this. It will also leave files
alone that are already in the right format and preserves file
timestamps. User interrupts are handled gracefully and no garbage or
corrupted files left behind.
The program does not convert files to a different character set, and
it can not handle old Apple Macintosh line endings that use CR only.
For that (and more), you can use the 'recode' program (package


Package Version Architecture Repository
flip_1.20-3_amd64.deb 1.20 amd64 Debian Main
flip - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.4


Type URL
Mirror ftp.br.debian.org
Binary Package flip_1.20-3_i386.deb
Source Package flip

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install flip deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install flip




2016-10-19 - Jari Aalto <jari.aalto@cante.net>
flip (1.20-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* debian/control
- (Standards-Version): Update to 3.9.8.
- (Vcs-*): Update to anonscm.debian.org.
2013-03-02 - Jari Aalto <jari.aalto@cante.net>
flip (1.20-2) unstable; urgency=low
* New maintainer (Closes: #636410).
- Move to packaging format "3.0 (quilt)".
- Use hardened build flags
* debian/changelog
- Clean up extra newlines and white spaces.
* debian/compat
- Update to 9.
* debian/control
- (Build-Depends): update to debhelper .
- (Depends): Add ${misc:Depends}.
- (Homepage): Update to Freshmeat.
- (Standards-Version): Update to 3.9.4.
- (Vcs-*): New.
* debian/copyright
- Update to format 1.
* debian/install
- New file.
* debian/manpages
- New file.
* debian/patches
- (10): New. Add support for hardened build flags.
- (20): New. Manual page corrections.
- (30): New. do not stat on stdio (Closes: #518311).
* debian/postinst
- Lintian fix maintainer-script-ignores-errors.
* debian/rules
- Update to dh(1).
* debian/source/format
- New file.
* debian/watch
- New file.
2008-07-26 - James R. Van Zandt <jrv@debian.org>
flip (1.20-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.  Preserve file permissions (closes:Bug#122435).
New self-test script.
* debian/rules: obey DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS flags noopt, nostrip, and
parallel.  Don't ignore errors on "make clean".  Package test-flip as
an example.
* debian/control: bump policy level to 3.8.0
* debian/dirs: don't package /usr/sbin
2006-07-14 - James R. Van Zandt <jrv@debian.org>
flip (1.19-6) unstable; urgency=low
* remove /usr/doc/flip symlink if it exists (thanks to Amaya
<amaya@debian.org>, closes:Bug#359405)
* debian/control: bump policy level to 3.7.2 (no changes needed)
2006-03-28 - James R. Van Zandt <jrv@debian.org>
flip (1.19-5) unstable; urgency=low
* repackage using debhelper.  Don't install doc symlink (fixes:#359405)
* install symlinks for toms and toix (fixes:#153324,#278391)
2005-09-24 - James R. Van Zandt <jrv@debian.org>
flip (1.19-4) unstable; urgency=low
* recompile with current libc
* #include <string.h> to quiet some warnings.
* policy 3.6.2
* debian/rules: install symlinks "toix" and "toms" mentioned in help
printout (closes:Bug#153324,Bug#278391) (2nd try)
2002-07-20 - James R. Van Zandt <jrv@debian.org>
flip (1.19-3) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/rules: install symlinks "toix" and "toms" mentioned in help
printout (closes:Bug#153324)
2001-12-21 - James R. Van Zandt <jrv@debian.org>
flip (1.19-2) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/control: spelling fixes (Closes:Bug#124619)
2001-07-15 - James R. Van Zandt <jrv@debian.org>
flip (1.19-1) unstable; urgency=low
* new upstream version: preserve file permissions, accept input from
stdin (thanks to "Dwayne C. Litzenberger" <dlitz@dlitz.net>)
* new maintainer email
2001-05-17 - James R. Van Zandt <jrv@vanzandt.mv.com>
flip (1.18-9) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/copyright: remove reference to old copyright directory

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